Ray Hennessey

Ray Hennessey

Editorial Director

Ray Hennessey is Editorial Director of Entrepreneur.com.

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination
Company Culture

When Company Culture Becomes Discrimination

Culture can be a wonderful selling point to attract new employees and customers. But it might also be a cultural hegemony as corrosive as saying you only want a third of your workforce to be women.
The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today
Regulations

The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today

Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall.
How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI
Leadership

How a Stroke of Improvisation and Inspiration Saved Europe in WWI

The Taxis of the Marne show what good leadership can do to tip the scales in your favor.
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
Workplace Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?
Free Markets

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs
Education

Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.
Want Media Attention? Target Trades First
60 Second Solutions

Want Media Attention? Target Trades First

Reach out to niche, industry publications to build a name for your brand.
PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook
Facebook

PayPal President David Marcus Jumps Ship to Run Messaging at Facebook

Marcus will run the messaging business for Facebook after leaving the eBay unit after three years.
Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie
Inspiration

Why 'Ghostbusters' Should Be Every Entrepreneur's Favorite Movie

The movie is 30 years old, but the business principles underlying it are timeless. Really.
Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round
Uber

Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round

With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding.
The 15 Ronald Reagan Quotes Every Business Leader Must Know
Leadership

The 15 Ronald Reagan Quotes Every Business Leader Must Know

On the 10th anniversary of the Gipper's death, we present some of his best thoughts on American business.
Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent
Leadership

Leadership, Accountability and the D-Day Letter Ike Never Sent

Failure is always an option. Eisenhower knew that, even on D-Day.
We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.
Leadership

We Are Flawed, Erring Humans. Don't Blame Google.

Google is being forced to erase the worst of who we are. We should be embracing that side of us.
Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip
Employment

Small Businesses Extend Hiring at Best Post-Recession Clip

There's still a lot of worry about adding new employees, but the pace of hiring is at an eight-year high.
Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive
Managing Employees

Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive

We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful.